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Memorable Manitobans: Malcolm H. McLeod (1857-?)

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Born in the Isle of Skye, Scotland on 13 July 1857, he emigrated to the United States in 1962 and was educated in the public and private schools of Pennsylvania and New York. He began engineering work in 1878 and began working for the Canadian Pacific Railway an engineer in charge of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway. He left the CPR in 1900 and, from 1907 to 1918, was General Manager of the Canadian Northern Railway. On its amalgamation into the Canadian National Railway, he was its Chief Engineer.


“The story of his railroad life,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 1911, page 5.

“Winnipeg railroad men get positions,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 January 1918.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2018

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